Episcopal Palace of Castelo Branco and Francisco Tavares Museum

Visit the Episcopal Palace and the Francisco Tavares Proença Júnior Museum, in Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Episcopal Palace of Castelo Branco
Episcopal Palace of Castelo Branco

The Episcopal Palace is located to the north of Castelo Branco, in Portugal.

It is a 18th-century building that houses the Francisco Tavares Proença Júnior Museum.


In the lower floor, you can see the archaeological findings from around Castelo Branco; whereas the upper floors exhibits a collection of embroidery in the famed comforters of Castelo Branco, as well as in fleeces made from linen and embroidered in silk, and quilts with drawings and techniques inspired by the fabrics brought by the first Portuguese explorers. The museum also exhibits a collection of crafts originally made in the Indies and China, as well as the replica of a workshop.

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Largo Dr José Lopes Dias, Castelo Branco.

Ticket Price:

Adults: 2€.
Students: 1€.
Children under 14 years old: Free admission.

Opening Hours:

Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 14:00 to 17:30.

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